We're hoping that as many people as possible will travel to The Outsider the green way

Use public transport if you can – there are transport links from all major cities in Scotland. If you really have to bring your car, we'd ask that you car share with others wherever possible.

The Outsider is only a 20 minute walk from Aviemore. Shuttle buses will also be provided from the train station for a small charge.

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By Rail
Aviemore Railway Station is 1.5 miles from Rothiemurchus Visitor Centre. Aviemore station handles trains from Inverness south, including destinations such as Edinburgh, Glasgow and England. Aviemore Station is serviced by direct Intercity and sleeper services from London and the south, and also has links to all major Scottish cities.

For all rail enquiries, please visit:
Taxis are readily available from the station to the festival site. There are two main taxi companies in Aviemore – Bremners on 01479 810141 and Geordies on 01479 811111. Be sure to book ahead due to demand.

By Bus
Information on dedicated festival buses will be posted here soon. In the meantime, information on buses servicing Aviemore and the Rothiemurchus area is given below:

CityLink runs a regular service from Edinburgh, Glasgow and other major cities throughout the UK. Visit for information or call 08705 50 50 50. National Express also operates a daily service from London and other major cities throughout the UK. Go to, or call 08705 808080 for times.
Several bus services run daily services to areas throughout Aviemore and the Cairngorms. For timetable/further details please visit or visit local coach company Rapsons at, who run regular buses around Aviemore, the Cairngorm Ski area and around the Spey Valley.

By Road
Approximate travel times:
Aberdeen - 2 hours
Edinburgh - 2.5 hours
Glasgow - 3 hours
Inverness - 0.5 hours

Rothiemurchus is about two miles from the main A9 road from Perth to Inverness. Leave the A9 and follow signs for Aviemore. Just south of Aviemore town centre, on the B970, you'll see Rothiemurchus and ‘The Outsider Festival’ clearly signposted.
Please be kind to the environment on your way to the festival. Visit to bag a lift or share your car from any UK destination.



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